MALTA – A one-vehicle crash on the Northway in Malta early Sunday morning claimed the life of a Massachusetts man, state police said Tuesday.
Paul N. Houston, 59, of, Pittsfield, Mass., was taken to Albany Medical Center for treatment of serious injuries. He later died as a result of those injuries, state police said.
The crash happened just before 6 a.m. Sunday on the Northway in Malta.
The preliminary investigation determined that Houston was traveling southbound when his vehicle drifted off the eastern shoulder, then struck a tree in the median.
Houston was alone in the vehicle at the time.
The cause of the crash remained under investigation Tuesday.